H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, advisor to His Highness the President of the UAE, the supreme president of the Sultan Bin Khalifa Foundation for Human and Scientific Sciences, received a delegation from the Board of Directors of the Emirates Thalassemia Society and UAE Thalassemia patients in Abu Dhabi Palace. The delegation cordially thanked His Highness for his ongoing support for the Thalassemia patients in and outside the UAE at different levels, whether financially or medically through the construction of specialized centers for the treatment of Thalassemia and through special programs and collaborations with Emirates Thalassemia Society for the benefit of the patients.
The delegation was led by Abdul Baset Mohd Merdas- Vice Chairman of Emirates Thalassemia Society and accompanied by Khalida Khammas, Executive Secretary and CEO of Emirates Thalassemia Society, and Dr. Khalid Khoury, Financial Manager of Emirates Thalassemia Society, Mr. Saeed Al Awadhi, Board Member and a number of active Thalassemia patients. The delegation further congratulated His Highness on the occasion of the 47th UAE National Day, exchanged well wishes and discussed many future ideas that would make the patients happy directly and ease their long term suffering. This discussion brought utter joy and boosted patients’ confidence on a higher level.
Vice-Chairman of the Society, Abdul Baset Mohd Merdas presented His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan an appreciation trophy, expressing their thanks and gratitude to His Highness and his great efforts in supporting Thalassemia patients.
HH Sheikha Sheikha Bint Saif Al Nahyan, wife of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, advisor to His Highness the head of state, and Chair Person of Emirates Thalassemia society, also met the delegation at the Palace and exchanged her hearty congratulations to mark the 47th UAE National Day.